Join us February 10-13, 2021

★ Attend RWCS 2021 In-Person or On-Line! ★
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The 14th Annual Rheumatology Winter Clinical Symposium – THE Premier International Academic Rheumatology Meeting Meeting – will be held from February 10 to February 13, 2021 at the Wailea Beach Marriott in Maui, Hawaii, USA.

This outstanding meeting, run by a world-class faculty, will review key and novel aspects relevant to the approach to and treatment of rheumatic diseases. The format has been specifically designed to allow optimal time for discussions and interactions.

Uncertain of Coming “In-person” or “Virtual”?

Your registration fees will be interchangeable and if for reasons you cannot attend “in-person” but wish to attend “virtually”, we will refund the difference in registration fees within 30 days following the completion of the meeting. If you received the vaccine and want to come “in person”, we will apply your “virtual” registration fee toward the “in-person” registration fee.

Don’t forget to secure your discounted hotel room, any reservations received after January 5th cannot be assured of hotel space or the group rate.

Lastly, if you plan to register for e-RWCS, do so prior to January 10th and receive a special gift!

RWCS 2021

In-Person at the Wailea Marriott, Maui, Hawaii

February 10-13, 2021

  • RWCS is our in-person meeting being held at the Wailea Marriott on Maui from February 10-13, 2021.
  • The live meeting provides unlimited opportunities for networking and includes all social functions and exhibits.
  • On-demand video viewing of all recorded lectures will be available for 30 days after the meeting. These recordings are non-CME and do not offer MOC points.
  • Registration is now open.

RWCS is not responsible for anything that occurs
related to attendance of the conference.

e-RWCS 2021

Live-Stream Virtual Meeting

February 10-13, 2021

  • e-RWCS is our virtual platform bringing our world-class rheumatology CME conferences direct to you.
  • Our e-RWCS 2021 meeting from February 10-13, 2021 is being broadcast via live-stream for those unable to join us on Maui.
  • CME credits are earned for attending each session during the live meeting.
  • On-demand video viewing of all recorded lectures will be available for 30 days after the meeting. These recordings are non-CME and do not offer MOC points.
  • Registration includes every session presented at the in-person meeting.

Key Topics

The RWCS agenda covers the whole gamut of conditions, treatments, and methodologies most crucial to today’s rheumatologist, including:

  • Rheumatoid Arthitis
  • Systemic Lupus Erythema
  • Gout
  • Scleroderma
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Sondyloarthritis
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Athersoclerosis
  • Immunology
  • Vasculitis
  • Pediatric Rheumatology
  • Using Social Media
  • Vasculitis
  • Telemedicine
  • Imaging
  • Dermatology for Rheums

For more information, visit the complete agenda.

Innovative Program

You won’t just be sitting in your seat!  The RWCS program is presented in innovative and interactive formats, including:

Rheumatology 2020: Year in Review
Important papers/abstracts/news stories/etc from the previous year on key topics.
“Outside the Box” and Special Seminars
One speaker will cover a topic relevant to but perhaps outside of traditional rheumatology topics.
“How I do it” Seminar
One speaker will cover a topic in rheumatology from their personal perspective, supplemented by literature review, and presented in case format.
Hot Topic
One speaker will cover a topic of particular new relevance to rheumatologists, presenting the latest evidence, recommendations, etc
Two speakers have 15 minutes each to take opposite sides of the statement proposed, using the best data to support their arguments.
Evidence vs Experience: Rheumatology E-Consult
Faculty will describe their approaches to clinical problems that are common, but for which there is a lack of high quality evidence; speakers must defend their remarks citing published literature or relying on their clinical experience.
Beyond the Package Insert
One faculty member will review the history, literature, and, most importantly, relevant issues concerning optimal current usage of a rheumatology therapeutic agent.
Evidence Based Medicine
One faculty member reviews and presents the best available evidence for a key topic.
The Hot Seat
One faculty member presents cases to a panel of faculty and to the audience to stimulate discussion on approaches to challenging rheumatology cases.
The Evolving Case
A case will be developed with the help of audience input to facilitate discussions among various faculty concerning touch areas in rheumatology practice.
Panel Discussions
All faculty and the audience members participate and give their assessment of and opinions on key topics in our field.
Afternoon Workshops
Hands on sessions, with real subjects, supplemented by a lecture and discussion, with the goal of allowing clinicians to learn about novel techniques.

And ALL of our sessions include plenty of time for questions and discussion between the audience and faculty!  For more information, visit the complete agenda.

Premier Faculty

Our world-class faculty includes some of the best-known, well-respected, and dynamic leaders in their field.The intimate nature of RWCS provides ample opportunity for interaction with these thought-leaders; prepare to be inspired and motivated by their commitment to ongoing rheumatology education. 

2020 Faculty | 2021 Faculty Coming Soon

Program Chairman: Arthur Kavanaugh, MD
 • Anne Stevens MD PhD (RWCS 2021 Kahuna award recipient; “lifetime excellence in rheumatology education”) • George Martin, MD
 • Marty Bergman, MD
 • Anna Postolova, MD
 • Jack Cush, MD
 • Eric Ruderman, MD
 • Roy Fleischmann, MD
 • Susan Shenoi, MD
 • Glenn Haugeberg, MD, PhD
 • Alexis Ogdie, MD
 • Artie Kavanaugh, MD
 • Orrin Troum, MD
• Uma Mahadevan, MD
 • Alvin Wells, MD, PhD


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